Article | October 9, 2008

Article: Utility Meter Operating 20 Years On Original Lithium Battery

Source: Aclara
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By Sol Jacobs, Tadiran Batteries, USA

 

Claiming 20+ years of battery life is one thing. Proving it is an entirely different matter.

Designing an automatic meter reading (AMR) system to deliver 20+ years of maintenance-free performance between battery change-outs requires a battery manufacturer and AMR systems manufacturer working in tandem to integrate intelligent product design with advanced lithium battery chemistry.